[GNC-dev] Release Schedule
geert.gnucash at kobaltwit.be
Sat May 25 04:47:22 EDT 2019
Op vrijdag 24 mei 2019 15:58:19 CEST schreef Geert Janssens:
> Op vrijdag 24 mei 2019 15:17:59 CEST schreef Robert Fewell:
> > I'm OK with the first option but suggest instead of December with all the
> > diversions for Christmas it be the end of January.
> > Has it been decided on a minimum Gtk version for master, there are
> > probably
> > some conditional version statements that can be removed and some CSS that
> > I
> > want to change/rename.
> According to repology Ubuntu 16.04 ships 3.18.9. That's one of the LTS
> distros we care to support and with that probably the oldest Gtk release we
> have to support.
> Linux Mint has even older versions according to that same website, but they
> only list Linux Mint 17.x. The linux mint website itself suggests that is no
> longer supported. The oldest supported version is either 18, which is based
> on Ubuntu 16.04) or 3 (based on Debian Stretch). According to the above
> Ubuntu 16.04 ships Gtk 3.18, Debian stretch ships 3.22.
> And even Centos 7 ships Gtk 3.22 :)
> So it looks our baseline for gnucash 4.x will be 3.18.
> That will allow you to at least drop the conditionals for 3.12 and 3.14.
In addition it would have been great to raise the minimum version of guile to
2.0.10 to eliminate all the conditionals on the availability of srfi-64.
Unfortunately RHEL7/CentOS7 only ships with guile 2.0.9 :(
The same goes for openSUSE Leap 42.3. However support for that release ends
June 30 2019, so I don't think we have to take that one into account for our
On the other hand RHEL8 ships with 2.0.14 (and hence CentOS7 will also) so
it's tempting to drop CentOS7 support...
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